Trooper, driver shoot at each other during Oklahoma pursuit
September 22, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A police pursuit in Oklahoma City that included a rolling gun battle between the fleeing driver and a state trooper ended when the driver crashed his pickup.
Oklahoma Highway Patrol Capt. Paul Timmons says the chase began about 2:50 a.m. Thursday when an officer tried to stop the truck for driving with a flat tire.
Timmons says the driver refused to stop and fired at the pursuing officer. He says a state trooper then joined the pursuit, and was also fired on by the driver. The trooper returned fire, striking the driver in the shoulder.
Authorities say the driver was h...